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Katie Ledecky throws first pitch at O's game

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Posted at 8:44 AM, Aug 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-24 22:57:21-04

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky threw the ceremonial first pitch at Wednesday night's game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals. 

The 19-year-old Bethesda native won four gold medals and one silver medal at the Rio Olympics, breaking a world record and Olympic medal in the process.

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Ledecky, who was born in the U.S. capital, shared a photo of herself on Facebook wearing a Nationals jersey as a preview for her pitch.

Tickets are still available for those interested in the third game in the Beltway series, which the Orioles lead 2-0.

The game starts at 7:05 p.m. at Nationals Park in Washington D.C.

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